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Richard Thomas George, Jr, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine


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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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  • Associate Professor of Medicine

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 443-997-0270

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-614-3192
Fax: 410-583-2741

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 443-997-0270

10755 Falls Road
Pavilion I Suite 340
Lutherville, MD 21093 map
Phone: 410-583-2740
Fax: 410-583-2741


Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Aneurysms, Angina, Aortic Aneurysms, Arrhythmia, Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia, Arterial Aneurysm, Arterial Occlusive Disease, Atherosclerosis, Atherosclerosis Imaging, Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter, Atrial Septal Defects, Atrial Tachycardia, Bradycardia, Cardiac Disease, Cardiac Imaging, Cardiology , Cardiomyopathy, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Disease in Women, Cardiovascular Disease with Chronic Renal Disease, Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiovascular Risk Stratification, Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardioversion, Carotid Artery Disease, Chest Pain, Claudication, Clinical Cardiology, Congestive Heart Failure, Coronary Angiography, Coronary Artery Disease, Coronary Artery Disease, Premature, Coronary CT Angiography, CT Angiography, Defibrillators, Dyslipidemia, Echocardiography, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology , Event Monitors, General Cardiology, Heart Attack, Heart Block, Heart Conditions, Heart Disease, Heart Disease Prevention and Treatment in Women, Heart Failure, High Cholesterol, Holter Monitoring, Hypertension, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Identifying/Imaging Viable Myocardium, Intermittent Claudication, Irregular Heartbeat, Ischemic Heart Disease, Mitral Stenosis, Myocardial Infarction, Myocardial Perfusion Imaging, Non-invasive Imaging, Nuclear Cardiology, Palpitations, Peripheral Arterial Disease, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Preventive Cardiology, Risk Factor Modification, Stress Testing, Subclinical Atherosclerosis, Sudden Cardiac Death, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Syncope, Tachycardias, Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms, Transesophogeal Echocardiography, Transthoracic Echocardiogram, Valvular Heart Disease, Vascular Disease , Ventricular Arrhythmias, Ventricular Septal Defect, Ventricular Tachycardia

Research Interests

Ischemic Heart Disease; CT Perfusion Imaging; CT Coronary Angiography; Nuclear Cardiology

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    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University / MD (2000)


    • Massachusetts General Hospital / Internal Medicine (2003)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Cardiology (2007)


    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Disease (2007)
  • Research & Publications +

    Lab Website: George Lab

    Clinical Trial Keywords: Core 320, 320 CT Perfusion Imaging, Donald W. Reynolds Clinical Cardiovascular Research Center at Johns Hopkins University

    Selected Publications

    Recent Publications

    1. George RT, Arab-Zedeh A, Miller JM, Kitagawa K, Chang HJ, Bluemke DA, Becker L, Yousuf O, Texter J, Lardo AC, Lima JAC. Adenosine stress 64 and 256 row detector computed tomography angiography and perfusion imaging: A pilot study evaluating the transmural extent of perfusion abnormalities to predict atherosclerosis causing myocardial ischemia Circ Cardiovasc Imaging, 2009;2 174-182.

    2. Nagel E, Lima JA, George RT, Kramer CM. Newer methods for noninvasive assessment of myocardial perfusion: cardiac magnetic resonance or cardiac computed tomography? JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. May 2009;2(5):656-660.

    3. George RT, Silva C, Cordeiro MA, DiPaula A, Thompson DR, McCarthy WF, Ichihara T, Lima JAC, Lardo AC. Multi-Detector Computed Tomography Myocardial Perfusion Imaging During Adenosine Stress. J Am Coll Cardiol, July 4 2006; 48(1): 153-160. (PMID: 16814661)

    4. George RT, Jerosch-Herold M, Kitagawa K, Bluemke DA, Lima JAC, Lardo AC. Quantification of myocardial perfusion using dynamic 64-detector computed tomography. Invest Radiol, 2007, 2007;42: 815822. (PMID: 18007153)

    5. George RT. Computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging: developmental points of emphasis. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. Feb 2009;7(2):99-101.

    6. George RT, Lardo AC, and Lima JAC. The added value of CT myocardial perfusion imaging. Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports. 2008;1:96-104.

    7. *Lautamki R, *George RT, Kitakawa K, Higuchi T, Merrill J, Voicu C, DiPaula A, Nekolla S, Lima JAC, Lardo AC, Bengel FM. 82-Rubidium PET-CT for Quantitative Assessment of Myocardial Blood Flow Validation in a Canine Model of Coronary Artery Stenosis. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging, 2009 Apr;36(4):576-86.

    8. Chang HJ, George RT, Schuleri KH, et al. Prospectively ECG-gated Delayed Enhanced Multi-detector Computed Tomography Accurately Quantifies Infarct Size and Reduces Radiation Exposure by an Order of Magnitude. J Am Coll Cardiol Img. 2009;2(4):412-420.

    9. Schuleri KH, Centola M, George RT, Amado LC, Evers K, Kitagawa K, Vavere AL, Evers R, Hare JM, McVeigh ER, Lima JA, Lardo AC. Characterization of peri-infarct zone heterogeneity by contrast enhanced multi-detector computed tomography. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2009 May 5;53(18):1699-707.

    10. George RT, Lardo AC, Lima JAC. Added value of CT myocardial perfusion imaging. Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports. 2008;1:96-104.

    11. Lardo AC, Cordeiro MA, Silva C, Amado LC, George RT, Saliaris AP, Schuleri KH, Fernandes VR, Zviman M, Nazarian S, Halperin HR, Wu KC, Hare JM, Lima JA. Contrast-enhanced multidetector computed tomography viability imaging after myocardial infarction: characterization of myocyte death, microvascular obstruction, and chronic scar. Circulation 2006;113:394-404. (PMID: 16432071)

    12. Ardekani S, Weiss RG, Lardo AC, George RT, Lima JA, Wu KC, Miller MI, Winslow RL, Younes L.. Computational Method for Identifying and Quantifying Shape Features of Human Left Ventricular Remodeling. Ann Biomed Eng. Mar 26 2009.

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • Sphinxhead Honor Society, Cornell University, 1994
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Jefferson Medical College, 1999
    • Summa Cum Laude, Jefferson Medical Callege, 2000
    • Howard S. Silverman Award for Creativity in Medical Research, Johns Hopkins University, 2004
    • Stanley L. Blumenthal,M.D. Cardiology Research Award in Translational Research, Johns Hopkins University, 2006
    • Young Clinical Investigator Award in Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention: Melvin Judkins Award - First Place, American Heart Association , 2006
    • Top 25 Innovators in Healthcare, Health Imaging and IT Magazine, 2007


    • American College of Cardiology
    • American Heart Association
    • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
    • Society of Cardiovascular CT
    • Society of Nuclear Medicine
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